Journeys in podcasting

By cdveston | Readings to inspire the podcast.

Can Kids As Young As Three Learn to Design and Create In Fab Labs?

Screen time for young children has been a hotly contested debate among parents for years. Many worry that passive consumption of media through …

Kids

The Maker Movement in K-12 Education: A Guide to Emerging Research

« In Fla. Schools, Digital Divide Shifts From Access to Use, Research Finds | Main | iPads Can Change Math Instruction, Study Finds »<p><i>Washington</i><p>Few …

Education

Most Likely to Succeed: A Film About What School Could Be

When his bright fun-loving fourth grader started failing in school and coming home frustrated, Greg knew something was wrong. The teacher called it …

Education

Aruliden

We build brands, products and experiences that create cultural significance and fuel growth.<p>Donut Box – Made by GoogleRead more Aruliden presents …

Design Thinking

Projects

Tools at Schools<p>Tools at Schools is a program designed to teach students the value of design as a problemsolving tool. During this program, the …

Education

Community Idea Lab: Teacher learning in the ways we learn best.

Interactive Ear tool showing how the ear works

View The Cochlea<p>Anterior Semicircular Canal (Superior Semicircular Canal)<p>Posterior<p>Lateral Semicircular Canal (Horizontal Semicircular …

Headphones

Nonacademic Skills Are Key To Success. But What Should We Call Them?

More and more people in education agree on the importance of learning stuff other than academics.<p>But no one agrees on what to call that "stuff".<p>There are least seven major overlapping terms in play. New ones are being coined all the time. This bagginess bugs me, as a member of the education media. …

Education

What is Essential?

...Muisca project continued...<p>Working with David Sexsmith, we designed a three week project centered around symbolism, character emotions, and the …

Journalism

<i>New York Times Magazine</i>, September 5, 2008<p>An investigation of how online status-updates are creating a new, ESP-like form of contact between people: …

Journalism

Audio

CBC’s “The National”<p>Apple’s Macintosh turned 30 in January, 2014 — so CBC’s nightly newscast “The National” had me on to talk about how the Mac …

Maker Faire

INBOUND Bold Talks: Clive Thompson "How The Way You Write Changes the Way You Think"

Writing

Thinking Upon Thinking

Constructive Dialogue<p>In our second podcast journey, Dr. Aaron Kuntz explained how he and a young group of researchers created the disruptive dialogue …

How Videogames Like Minecraft Actually Help Kids Learn to Read

Brecht Vandenbroucke<p><b>Minecraft is the</b> hot new videogame among teachers and parents. It's considered genuinely educational: Like an infinite set of …

Teaching in the Age of Minecraft

A popular video game provides a new medium for educators and students to unleash their creativity.<p>Like many 11-year-olds in Texas, Ethan had to build a model of the Alamo as a school project. Often, students make their dioramas out of paper mache or popsicle sticks, but Ethan’s teacher gave him …

Education

O'Reilly logo

In August, I attended O’Reilly’s FOO Camp, a conference like no other, located on our shared campus in Northern California.<p>One of the things that …

Kids

Basic, Intermediate and Advanced MinecraftEDU Challenges

After three consecutive snow days starting last Friday, we’re finally back to school this week on Wednesday and my STEM class will be exploring …

Education

Using Minecraft as an Educational Tool

Minecraft